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Dr Richard Westcott visiting a patient

Dr Richard Westcott visiting a patient South Molton Cottage Hospital, September 1984 More like this

Mrs Doris Allin plucking a goose for...

Mrs Doris Allin plucking a goose for... Cawseys Farm,..., November 1973 More like this

The shadow of Ashreigney church, early...

The shadow of Ashreigney church, early... Ashreigney Church, August 1983 More like this

Church garden party

Church garden party Rectory, Chulmleigh, 5 July 1975 More like this

Man dressed as devil, Shebbear carnival

Man dressed as devil, Shebbear carnival Shebbear, May 1978 More like this

Village skittles week

Village skittles week Monkokehampton, July 1980 More like this

Bringing in the sick lamb

Bringing in the sick lamb Densham, Ashreigney, August 1981 More like this

Miss Steele and Mrs Laperriere

Miss Steele and Mrs Laperriere Dolton, April 1974 More like this

Ladies fashion show

Ladies fashion show Beaford, March 1976 More like this

Cheese stall

Cheese stall Barnstaple Pannier Market, December 1979 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

The photographs on this site are protected by copyright law

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